Maloney is known as a residential area in east Trinidad. Most residents here were relocated from Port of Spain and given apartments to reside in. On the other hand, some residents purchased land and developed it into homes.
The community has a very successful coaching clinic for College Basketball which is a successful factor for Maloney.
Small businesses are very rare here and most residents visit its environs such as Redhill, D’abadie or Arima to support their day to day activities.